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Jul 21

Merchant City Festival Glasgow – 22 – 30 July 2017

Merchant City Festival  22 – 30 July 2017
Glasgow’s Merchant City will rock from Sat 22 – Sunday 20 July with a carnival atmosphere – from the stunning music listed below – to events from :- theatre / dance/ food/ comedy/ street markets/ circus/
crafts / art/ tours — to name but a FEW of the events taking place ! AND MOST OF IT IS FREE!

 

MUSIC AND STAGES  DURING THE FESTIVAL – check website for all other events !!!
While correct at time of printing please check with Festival and artists websites for any amendments/ alterations or additions !

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY  22 JULY

Tron Theatre – Outside live music stage – Trongate & Chisholm Street
12.00      Reptile House
1.00        Jim Byrne
2.00         Blackletter
3.00        The Step Brothers
4.00        Surprise Band
5.00        Sweetheart Review
6.00        Duglas T Stewart (BMX Bandits)
MILLER STREET STAGE
1pm       Outra Vez
1:30       Brass, Aye?
2pm       Olá Samba
2:30        Blast Furness
3pm       The Edinburgh Samba School
3:30        Katumba
4pm        Peace Artistes
4:30        SambaYaBamba
5pm        Katumba
5:30        Brass, Aye?

VIRGINIA COURTYARD
2:45         Brass Gumbo

HUTCHESON STREET
1:00        Juba do Leão
2:15        Peace Artistes
4:15        The Edinburgh Samba School
5:15        Outra Vez

GARTH STREET
1:45        Samba Resille
2:45        Bloco Fogo
3:45       Juba do Leão
5:45       SambaYaBamba

BRUNSWICK STREET
1:15        Brass Gumbo
1:45        Bloco Fogo
2:45       Outra Vez
3:15       Olá Samba
3:45        Bloco Fogo
4:45        Blast Furness
5:15        Peace Artistes
5:45        Samba Resille

CANDLERIGGS STREET
12:45      Blast Furness
1:15        SambaYaBamba Youth Band

CANDLERIGGS SQUARE
12           Rhythms of the City
4:30        Carnaval Transatlântico
6:15        Rhythms of the City

Other music gigs

THE OLD FRUITMARKET – The Encontro Festival Showcase – 5 carnaval bands – hosted by SambaYaBamba7PM – 2 AM £12 / £8 – Book Online 0141 353 8000


SUNDAY 23 JULY
Tron Theatre – Outside live music stage – Trongate & Chisholm Street
12.00     Cara Rose
1.00        Djana Garbrielle
2.00        Bobby Deans 
3.00        Chiara Berardelli
4.00        Les Johnson and Me
5.00        Everywhere
6.00        Exhibit A
7.00        Warren McIntyre

GEORGE SQUARE  Encontro Street Band Festival – Merchant City Street Takeover
2pm –      Massed Band Extravaganza

MILLER STREET
3:00        Ola Samba
3:30       Juba do Leão
4:00        SambaYaBamba Youth Street Band & Samba Resille Youth Band
4:30        The Edinburgh Samba School
5:00        Samba Resille Youth Band

HUTCHESON STREET
3:15        Bloco Fogo
4:15        Katumba

GARTH STREET
12:30     Outra Vez
3:45        Blast Furness
4:45        Brass, Aye?

BRUNSWICK STREET
3pm – Rhythms of the City (top of the street)
3pm – Peace Artistes (bottom of the street)

 Other Gigs

THE OLD FRUITMARKET – The Encontro Festival Showcase – 5 carnaval bands – hosted by SambaYaBamba
7PM – 2 AM £12 / £8 – Book Online 0141 353 8000

DRYGATE BREWERY – Ladies of Soul – Unoma Okudo / Flembot / Sharlene- Montique
Book on line 

 

Fantastic events throughout the week – check website !

FRIDAY 28

MERCHANT SQUARE   UNESCO City of Music Stage
7-9pm Routes String Quartet  &
Gráinne Brady & Suzanne Fivey

 

SATURDAY 29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tron Theatre –Tron Live Music Stage in association with Fox Star Records
12.00      Natalie Clark
1.00        Tenement and Temple
2.00        Acoustic Butterfly
3.00        Louise Ward
4.00        Hellfire Club
5.00        Therese Martin Band
6.15        James Edwin & the Borrowed Band
7.15        Mosa Funk Club

7 – 9 MERCHANT SQUARE Celtic Connections Ceilidh with Celine Donoghue Band

 SUNDAY 30 JULY

The Tron Live Music Stage in association with Fox Star Records
12.00     Martha L Healy
12.45     Nancy Woodblock
1.30        Cinnamon Girls
2.15        Fenella
3.15        L-Space
4.15        Jumpers for Goalposts
5.15        A New International

Again ! While correct at time of printing please check Festival and artists websites for any amendments/ alterations or additions – have a fantastic week! Auntie Liz!

 

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